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Web Wiz Guestbook Database Content Disclosure Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2003-09-01    Views:  9,915

Secunia Advisory SA9639

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

No CVE references.

Description


A security issue has been reported in Web Wiz Guestbook, which may allow malicious people to gain knowledge of sensitive information.

The problem is that Web Wiz Guestbook by default stores the database file in "database/WWGguestbook.mdb", which can be accessed by anyone. This may disclose the administrative username and password.

The issue has been reported in version 6.0. However, other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Restrict access to the "database" folder.

Provided and/or discovered by:
CyberTalon

Deep Links:
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